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Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour

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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I will never stay at a Novotel ever again. Dirty, run-down and not cheap. I left after 1 night due to bites from something living in the bed. I had prepaid for 3 nights. Disgusting. I'm still scratching the bites on my chest, neck and cheek.

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HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I have stayed at the Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour on several occasions when required to be in Sydney for work. The proximity to the CBD is awesome and allows you to walk to most parts of the CBD within 10-20 minutes. The rooms are a little dated, but clean and well maintained. The hotel is also located next to a...

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Peter E, General Manager at Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour, responded to this review

Dear Jeff, thank you for your kind words and loyalty. Noted regarding in room service, we'll certainly address that. Looking forward to welcoming you back to the hotel again and I would be more than happy to personally assist with that the next time you stay. With best regards, Peter Emery General Manager

Lapstone
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Found this hotel to be a little better than expected. My room was of a reasonable size with excellent bedding, decor and furniture, and the bathroom in particular had plenty of space and good quality fittings. My room overlooked the city skyline and the Chinese Gardens in Darling Harbour, absolutely fantastic at night. I wasn't quite so keen on the...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect spot to stay for a concert at the ICC, pre drinks at the Pumphouse and walk to concert. Getting there was difficult due to all the roads closed with the construction sites 21/4/17 Rooms were clean & comfortable with good size bathrooms.

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Taree, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Overnight on business in Sydney, managed to drag wife away from the kids for an evening Location fantastic, parking off site & was very difficult to find Rooms and technology is getting old but still maintained well and very clean Staff and service great although we ate out due to close proximity to quality restaurants Great value at less than...

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Thank Ron S
canberra
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nightmarish to get to by car and ignore the sign that says valet parking as this does not exist. After negotiating all the blocked one way/ closed off streets in Sydney, we arrived only to be told that we had to drive 5 mins away to park the car at wilsons parking for $40 a day ( Melbourne is $16)...

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4Thank christine w
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are of an older style here but clean and comfortable. Staff advised an upgrade is imminent. Location is excellent, within walking distance to Darling Harbour. Staff were also very friendly & helpful at check in. There is a great playground nearby - if you are travelling with children. Would stay here again.

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is very convenient if you are there for a conference at the new ICC and Darking Harbour. The Pumphouse restaurant is trendy and a nice place for a small meal. The hotel is very good, although it could do for a refresh as things are seeming to be tired.

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Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived stressed because first taxi driver took me to wrong Novotel. There are THREE in the area, be careful you know exactly which one. First room had blocked sink. Asked to move, second room was going to be next to lift lobby where people were loudly sitting and chatting, so declined that and was moved to very end of the...

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4Thank Tokyo_Mum
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seriously? It may be 80s fitout but felt like 70s. If it weren't for the location we would have checked out...on checkin! If you are looking for value for money keep looking. If like us you're stuck for time and need to be on DH take the risk

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour is ideally located in vibrant Darling Harbour within easy walking distance of the city centre of Sydney. Perfect for business trips, holidays and city breaks, the hotel is adjacent to the QANTAS Credit Union Arena. Guests can enjoy a drink or delicious meal in our renowned heritage listed Pumphouse Bar and Restaurant. Other features include meeting facilities, a heated indoor lap pool and a gym. Close to all the excitement and attractions Sydney has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour

Address: 17 Little Pier St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $169 - $383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour 4*
Number of rooms: 230
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Also Known As:
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Hotel Sydney
Novotel Hotel Sydney
Novotel Sydney
Sydney Novotel
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#75 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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“The rooms facing Darling Harbour have excellent views, but rooms on the opposite side face huge building construction works at present”
ShepLapstone, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you must stay here, ask for a room that is not on the main road...”
christinew804, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room overlooking the gardens.”
Crick22, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Street noise is non-existent, at least in the front-facing rooms I had.”
s2nyg, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try getting a room if staying overnight towards the North (Chinese Gardens side).”
NickandBenji, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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